What does Shanah mean?
Shanah /sha-nah/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Shanah means "lily, rose". Shanah is a variant transcription of Shana (Hebrew): short version of Shoshana, Shannon. Shaney is a familiar surname.
How popular is Shanah?
Shanah is an uncommon first name for females. Shanah is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Shanah and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Shanah (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Shanna, Shania, Shanda and Shana. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4895%) and is now significantly less, with the forms Shania, Shana, Shanda and Shanna becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shanah is alike in pronunciation to Chaanah, Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Channah, Chanyah, Shaena, Shaina▼, Shainah, Shanae▼, Shanay, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shani, Shanie, Shannae, Shauna▼, Shaunah, Shawna▼, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shayna▼, Shaynah, Sheenah, Shena, Shona, Shonagh, Shonah, Shuna and Shunagh. Other suggested similar baby names are Sana, Sannah, Seana, Shan-, Shane, Shayan and Siana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shanah.